Early Intervention Specialist 2

Grade 23

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Career Ladder

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  1. Early Intervention Specialist 1

    Grade 20

  2. Early Intervention Specialist 2

    Grade 23

  3. Early Intervention Specialist 3

    Grade 25

  4. Early Intervention Specialist 4

    Grade 27

Summary of Job Description

Early Intervention Specialists administer and oversee the statewide Early Intervention Program for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families; review and approve participating provider applications; develop and implement monitoring protocols for local governments and providers; review and approve corrective action plans; coordinate due process procedures, including investigation of system complaints; develop and revise guidance and policy documents; and provide technical assistance to providers and local governments regarding the program. Early Intervention Specialists 2 supervise lower-level program staff.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

There are two examinations for this position. Please note: New York State employees may qualify for both.

For employees of New York State, on or before the date of the examination, you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Health and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as an Early Intervention Specialist 1.

For all other qualified individuals, on or before the date of the examination, you must have four years of the experience described below, one year of which must have been at a supervisory level.

Substitution: a master's degree may substitute for one year of the general experience, and a doctoral degree may substitute for an additional year of the general experience.

Experience must have included the provision of Early Intervention services to children under age five, with or at risk for disabilities, as well as services to their families. Examples of services include, but are not limited to, occupational or physical therapy, speech language pathology, and Early Intervention service coordination.

Experience must have been in an approved Early Intervention program under Article 25, Part 69, of the New York State Public Health Law, and Title 10 of the New York Codes, Rules, and Regulations; or in an approved Preschool Special Education program under Section 4410, of the New York State Education Law, where the primary focus is providing Early Intervention services to children under age 5. Experience may also have been in a professional position in a public or private setting, developing, administering, and evaluating approved Early Intervention programs. An example of a professional position includes, but is not limited to, a county Early Intervention official.

Non-qualifying experience includes services provided to children age five or older.

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.

26-733 38-507

How to Apply

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Career Mobility

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.

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